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FOX News
Apr 3, 2013 10:00am PDT
ahead of president obama's speech on gun control in just a few hours. police there are sharing concerns about the president's plan to use a police department training facility and police officers as a back drop for his remarks, while promoting his gun control proposals. denver police officer dan ny wise is joining us now and he's one of the officers voicing concerns shared by many, danny tells us. officer, thank you very much for being here. so the president is going out there, he will use police officers as a back drop and as props, as critics would say. how did it first come to your attention that there are police officers in the ranks who were not happy about this? >> well, i'm on vacation, but checking social media like facebook, several officers were contacting me over the weekend and voicing concerns. over the year i've been kind of a formal and informal advocate for officers expressing issues and often recipients of alerts from the rank and file. >> megyn: what were they saying? >> there was a big concern how we were getting ourselves involved in a very partisan, political subjec
MSNBC
Apr 4, 2013 7:00pm PDT
legislators. the newtown connecticut police department, vipt biden and president obama. >> we have come together in a way that relatively few places in our nation have demonstrated an ability to do. in some senses, i hope this is an example to the rest of the nation. certainly to our leaders in washington who seem so deeply divided about an issue such as universal background checks, where the country is not divided itself. >> so joy reid, as of tonight, the nra now stands with syria, iran and north korea. >> yeah, and i think it's kind of fitting. because in a way what the nra has been proposing is to turn the united states into a series of sort of armed camps. each with its own warlords wielding the kind of weaponry you do see in war-torn countries. they are literally calling to arm teachers with ar-15s. they think that is the solution to the problem of potential school massacres. but i think what you're also seeing here, there is sanity at work in this process. and it's taking place in the states. and specifically in the states that have had the two most high-profile massacres in rece
LINKTV
Mar 29, 2013 7:00pm PDT
, barack obama, u.s. president summarized it pri will when he said, get better soon. you're a hero to all of us. >> tanzania's largest city, baileding under construction collapsed and killed at least two pemmed. police say dozens of people may be trapped under the rubble, including four children. no juan was in the building. >> to the e.q. and the red cross delivered more than a dozen bodies. the red cross found 78 body that's were laying in the streets. now the u.n. says tens of thousands of people face severe shortage of food. parts of the city are also without water and electricity. and the rebel leader who is the new president ed made his first political promise. michel said he's going to review mining and oil contracts signed by predecessors. may by chinese and south of an firms. translator: we didn't come to destroy him. on the contrary, we came to improve things at the former regime didn't do. obviously, i will ask relevant ministers to see whether things were badly done and we will try to sort them out. >> in latvia, more than 220 people were rescued after being stranded on ice fl
LINKTV
Mar 28, 2013 7:00pm PDT
to the school, an arsenal of weapons and ammunition have been found. according to the police, a bank check signed by his mother had been intended for her son to buy more. at the white house president obama used the 100-day marker to remind americans and especially members of congress not to forget the massacre. >> the entire country pledged we would do something about it and this time would be different. shame on us if we have forgotten. >> obama spoke just weeks before the u.s. senate is to vote on stricter background checks for gun sales. but plans to ban semi-automatic assault weapons like the one used at sandy hook ought to limit the size of magazines, look like they have no chance of passing the congress. >> my sister loves teaching at sandy hook. every student would say, i hope i get her next year. >> for the first time some feab members of the sandy hook victims are appearing in an emotional tv advertisement for tighter gun control measures paid for by an alliance of u.s. mayors from across the country. >> that was the last day i saw jesse alive. >> i want to prevent any other famil
FOX News
Apr 4, 2013 8:00am PDT
obama begins the second day of fundraising. during a denver police academy yesterday before heading west. he attends private events today in california in hopes of helping democrats win back the house of representatives and hold onto the senate in next year's midterm elections. watchdogs are blasting the president for taking part after promising campaign-finance reform during his first term. ed henry is live from the white house. does this suggest that the president can work with congress right now? >> it has been getting earlier for both cards as they try to fight it out. he had two events last night, two events today, the president. law-enforcement officials, talking about gun control, saying that he wanted to work with republicans to find common sense and common ground on some of these gun-control measures. that sounds like a contradiction, although the white house spokesmen insist that raising money for democrats will also work for republicans and that is not appropriate. >> to do the kinds of things that we need to do to reduce gun violence, enhancing our energy independence while i
FOX News
Mar 30, 2013 10:00am PDT
as he answered the door at his home in colorado. ebel died a few days later after a shootout with police in texas after he led them on a high speed car chase. kelly. >> and thanks. this week, president obama keeping up the pressure on congress to take action on gun control legislation, surrounded by the mothers of shooting victims. the president warned against letting the memory of the sandy hook elementary school shooting fade away. >> less than 100 days ago that happened. and the entire country was shocked. the entire country pledged we could do something about it and this time would be different. shame on us. i haven't forgotten those kids. shame on us if we've forgotten. >> so what will congress be able to accomplish with gun control? mark hannah at the new school and a former aide to john kerry and barack obama, president barack obama, and denean burrelly, outreach for freedom works, new for joining us, look, this is an emotional topic, no matter how you slice it on both sides of the aisle, everybody remembers what happened to the children at sandy hook elementary school, as well as
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2013 10:00am EDT
at 12:30 p.m. eastern. president obama heads to colorado today. he will talk about the state's newly passed gun control laws. he will be at the denver police academy to for universal background checks as well as for congress to at least vote on assault weapons ban and limit some large capacity magazines. it begins at 5:00 p.m. eastern and we will have live coverage here on c-span. tonight, a look at protest troops in america. we recently talked with the code pink cofounder on how protest movements fit into the political discussion. we want to get your reaction to the conversation with your phone call, tweets, and facebook comments. a brief look at what you will see. >> i am very pleased to be joined by my wife kathy and my brother tom. >> i speak for the mothers -- pakistan and somalia. >> please remove that woman. >> the obama administration refused to tell congress what countries we are killing children in. --ator feinstein >> if you could please expedite the removal. >> nothing more important than the children of pakistan. do your jobs. world peace. it depends on it. we are making
MSNBC
Apr 4, 2013 3:00am PDT
in this block, if you can. >>> just days before the senate begins debate on gun reform president obama is looking for support outside of washington, d.c. yesterday, at a police academy not far from the theater shooting in colorado last year saying his goal is not to take firearms away from its owners. >> the components of some of these common sense laws have ginned up fears among responsible gun owners that have nothing to do with what is being proposed, nothing to do with the facts. but feeds into this suspension about government. if there are any folks who are out there right now who are gun owners, and you've been hearing somebody is taking away your guns -- get the facts. we are not proposing a gun registration system. we are proposing background checks for criminals. >> i thought one of the most fascinating parts when he talked about michelle once saying, if i lived in a rural area and i lived on a farm, i would want a gun in my house and talking about this is not keeping guns away from people. that michelle was talking to the president. the president, of course, by extension unde
CSPAN
Apr 4, 2013 10:00am EDT
perspective. we welcome your calls, facebook comments, and tweets. >> president obama renewed his call for stricter gun control laws during a speech yesterday at the denver police academy in colorado. red state approved background checks of all gun buyers and has limited the size of magazines. president obama says congress should do the same. remarks are just under a half hour. approvedtate just background checks on all gun buyers. >> thank you. thank you so much. thank you, everybody. everybody have a seat. thank you. it is wonderful to be back in colorado and in denver. i want to thank chief white for that introduction. you have some outstanding officials here today. i want to acknowledge them. a wonderful governor, john hickenlooper. [applause] he's here somewhere. next to him, joe garcia, an outstanding lt. governor. [applause] one of the finest young senators, michael bennett is here. house,ic members of the ed pearl mutter. and -- and your own mayer, michael hancock is here. [applause] >> i -- i want to say thank you to the denver police for having me here, and for the outstandin
Current
Apr 2, 2013 5:00pm PDT
, it is an issue like saving american lives. when you think about how president obama has been asking the public to push legislators call them and e-mail and advocate. leb in denver tomorrow trying to make the point to the local police academy. is there anything the public can do beyond demonstrations to help move this along and get through to our o legislators this is what the american people want? >> it is fundamental grassroots engagement. not only do you have to write them and call them but meet with them in person, show up, tweet at them. this is not a one things you do one day and we've taken care of it now. this is a sustained activity and sustained engagement to take this to the finish line. we've gotten things out of the senate judiciary committee. that is a tribute. we're now at the next hurdle. we'll see how it plays out. if people keep engaging and jumping on this bandwagon that's moving, we're going to make some success. >> john: as a survivor of real and terrible gun violence, how frustrated do you get when you see congress dragging their feet on this or does it inspire you to work
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. happy to do it. >> president obama visited colorado on wednesday. he is speaking at the denver police a cavity -- academy about the gun control measures. the stars live at 5:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. the ranking member of the oversight and government reform committee. he co-authored with a group of bipartisan lawmakers after losing his 20-year-old nephew to gun violence in 2011. this is just under an hour. > ok, so we will begin. we are timely turn now. -- here now. welcome to the national press club. happy easter and passover season to everyone who celebrates those. and happy spring. will the world's leading organization for journalists and, as we say, the place where news happens. my name is bob wiener. today we are honored to have congressman elijah cummings of baltimore, presenting it a reality check on congressional gun legislation. rankingesentative is a member of the house oversight democratic reform committee. the congressman is the former chairman of the congressional black caucus. now with more than 100 co- sponsors on gun tracking legislation. he takes the gun safety
CNN
Apr 2, 2013 2:00pm PDT
that hutchinson was speaking for himself, not for the nra. president obama, meanwhile, jumps back into the gun debate tomorrow. he's heading to colorado for a speech at the denver police academy. he'll be in connecticut next week. >>> today the president ha his attention on a much different subject. what goes on inside our minds. he wants congress to spend millions of dollars on brain research. lisa sylvester is here to explain what this money hopefully would buy. what does the president want? >> wolf, much the way researchers were able to map the human genome, scientists are hoping to develop actually a map of the brain. and to one day be able to turn on or off certain cells and cure diseases. the white house is backing it up with a proposed $100 million. >> go ahead. >> in this demonstration, with actor alan alda, 8-month-old kendall shows she has mastered the art of imitation. >> good. >> again and again she takes turns copying what the grown-ups do. scientists at the institute for learning and brain sciences at the university of washington have been studying the toddler and baby brain and
KRON
Apr 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
and hit and run. police suspect he was under the influence of drugs did not disclose anything else about possible motives for what happens. >> president obama will be attending a couple of fund raisers right here in the bay area tomorrow. his first stop a reception at the home of democratic fund-raiser thomas steyer . and then the president will attend a $32,500 a plate dinner at a home of billionaire philanthropist ann and gordon getty. both events are fund raises for the democratic congressional campaign. president obama will then attend too more fund-raisers on thursday penna atherton . with the first stop of the day at a brunch at the home of lives simmons and mark heising. with tickets costing $32,400. in this last of will be $1,000 loss to the home of marcy and john goldman before leaving thursday afternoon. we will be back [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2013 7:00am EDT
a news update from cspan radio. >> president obama has the colorado today. he is traveling to the denver suburb, stepping up his call for universal background checks for gun buyers. he will talk about gun control at the denver police academy live at 5:00 p.m. on cspan radio and television. the connecticut state lawmakers are expected to pass gun control measures today described by some as the most comprehensive in the country. it will include an expansion on the state's assault weapons ban and background checks for all firearms sales. democratic governor daniel malloy has said he will sign the legislation in annapolis, the maryland house of delegates is scheduled to vote on the gun- control measure today. for includes a requirement future handgun buyers to submit fingerprints to the state police to get a license. it limits magazines to 10 bullets. and assault weapons ban is also in the maryland bill. the legislation was proposed by democratic governor martin o'malley after the december shootings in newtown, conn.. for the institute for supply management will release its service sector in
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